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See the details and descriptions for all Ellucian Live 2021 main stage sessions, track sessions, and on-demand sessions. No need to be registered or log in to access the session catalogue.Browse sessions
Build your own schedule
All registrants can now use the "Build your own schedule" feature to create their personalized agenda, which can also be exported to your personal calendar. Here's how:
- If you haven't already, register for Ellucian Live 2021 today.
- Log in to the platform and use the filtering options, such as track, function, product, etc. to find the sessions you're interested in.
- Select the plus sign next to each session you'd like to attend to add it to your personalized schedule.
- To access your individual schedule, select “My Schedule” from the navigation panel on the left.
Explore the latest higher education topics and trends
Discover best practices from customers like you
Learn about the latest product updates and roadmaps
Dive deep into innovative ways to use Ellucian solutions to drive outcomes
Advancement and Alumni Relations
In this track, we’ll share the latest updates to Ellucian advancement solutions and feature customer sessions highlighting how to make the most of your advancement technology. Solutions covered in this track include Ellucian Advance, CRM Advance, Banner Advancement, Colleague Advancement, SmartCall, and related services.
Building Your Connected Ecosystem
This track will explore how you can achieve an integrated and adaptable technology future in the cloud. Your peers will share how they’re using Ellucian Ethos and Ellucian Experience to break down silos, deliver tailored user experiences, and transform their institutions. This track will explore new elements of Ellucian’s portfolio, including Ellucian Cloud solutions, Ellucian Experience, Ellucian Ethos, Ellucian Workflow, and related services, as well as updates for the Banner and Colleague platforms.
Degree Works Forum
This year’s Degree Works Forum will be a track within Ellucian Live 2021. The Degree Works Forum track will feature best practices from the Degree Works community, in-depth sessions focused on degree auditing and transfer equivalency, and a session exploring all that’s new with the Degree Works solution.
A track dedicated to those who are brand new to Ellucian or are looking into the solutions that Ellucian could provide their team and institution. The sessions as part of this track will provide overviews of solutions and how our current customers have used their technology to drive innovation.
How can your institution deliver more robust financial management services while improving workflow and ensuring safeguards? We’ll explore powerful solutions for improving planning, billing, budget development, purchasing, accounts payable, procurement, and travel and expense management. This track will focus on how key initiatives in Ellucian finance ERP solutions, Ellucian Spend Management, and related services can support and improve your operations.
Human Capital Management
In this track we’ll explore key solutions and strategies for recruitment, engagement, incentives, and employee services. We’ll cover the critical role of human capital management software, including comprehensive human resources, payroll, and position-control solutions. Join us and discover how you can support and improve every aspect of the employee lifecycle with Ellucian human resources ERP solutions, Ellucian Talent Management, and related services.
Insights, Reporting, and Analytics
The ability to turn data into actionable insight is critical to making strategic decisions that enhance the student, faculty, and staff experience and drive your institution forward. This track will explore how reporting, analytics, and data management can help you unlock your data, better understand it, and make daily decisions that drive institutional success. Discover how different users can access the role-based information they need to achieve data-informed decisions that bring results. Within this track, you’ll learn more about Ellucian Intelligent Insights; our take on reporting, analytics, and related services; and where we’re headed in the future.
Driving change is hard. Driving change without new models, organizational behaviors, and thought processes is even harder. In this track, Ellucian experts and institutional leaders will share how they’re thinking about and leading transformation and modernization. Together, we’ll explore trends, challenges, opportunities, and best practices in managing change, driving scalable processes, and increasing constituent engagement. We’ll also share new ways to get more out of what you have, driving greater efficiency and agility.
Recruiting and Admissions
This track will focus on the most powerful strategies and solutions for outreach, engagement, and institutional growth to ensure your institution attracts and serves best-fit students to meet revenue and enrollment targets. We’ll explore new ways to analyze, measure, and improve recruiting efforts and admissions practices while strengthening and enriching connections with prospects and students. Ellucian experts and your peers will share best practices around Ellucian CRM Recruit, Ellucian Elevate, Ellucian student ERP solutions, and related services.
Meet the changing needs of your students while supporting the administrative work your staff performs each day. This track will focus on topics across the academic mission, including registration and enrollment, student engagement, graduation tracking, student retention and success factors, curriculum and program management, class scheduling, degree audit and planning, transcripts, workforce development, continuing education, and more. Join your peers and other experts to learn the latest about your Ellucian ERP student solutions, Ellucian Degree Works, Colleague Student Planning, Ellucian CRM Advise, Ellucian Elevate, Ellucian Housing, and related services.
Services Learn how you can more effectively administer, monitor, and report on student aid as we focus on solutions and strategies for streamlining the management of student accounts and aid as well as the disbursal of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study funds. We’ll share best practices, industry standards, and regulatory support critical to effective institutional processing of student accounts and eCommerce. Join your peers for sessions focused on Ellucian financial aid and accounts receivable solutions, eCommerce payment solutions, and related services.
Ellucian Impact Awards
The Ellucian Impact Award celebrates higher education visionaries who are inspiring others to push the boundaries of technology and innovation. The annual award recognizes institutions using technology to overcome challenges, operate more efficiently, and offer a unique student experience. Award recipients will be publicly announced and showcased at Ellucian Live 2021. Click here to watch the stories shared by the 2020 Impact Award winners.
Between mainstage and track sessions, the fully 3D rendered expo hall will be open to chat with SMEs, watch demos, or have meetings. The expo hall will feature:
- Custom 3D-rendered exhibitor booths
- Avatar exhibitor representatives
- Virtual exhibit hall game
- Virtual meetings via Zoom
- Chat 1:1 with exhibitors
Virtual Trivia Event
Join us live on Zoom for a little friendly competition during this year’s Ellucian Live. We will be hosting Live Virtual Trivia and we will be raffling off gift cards throughout the event! Brush up on your pop culture, history, and fun facts and join us for the fun!
Dueling Pianos LIVE!
Join us for an entertaining virtual dueling piano show where the audience can participate by requesting their favorite song! The piano players can play anything the audience wants to hear from all genres of music. Anything you can imagine, they can perform.
Virtual Photo Booth
The virtual photo booth will be in the virtual lobby throughout the conference. Each attendee will have the opportunity to take fun photos that have different backgrounds and GIFs that can be shared to social media and beyond! Don’t forget to use the official conference hashtag #eLive2021